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CALL FOR TOUGHER ACTION ON CLIMATE

Labour is promising a tough response to greenhouse gas emissions in its submission to the Government’s Climate Change consultation process. But it stops short of...

BRITISH SMALL GOVERNMENT LOBBYIST SCEPTICAL ABOUT SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS

The founder of Britain’s’ Taxpayers’ Alliance believes the last election there shows that a political party can campaign to lower spending and win. And he...

SHAW'S ELECTION SUGGESTS NEW ERA FOR GREENS

The election of James Shaw as Co-Leader of the Greens marks their coming of age as a mainstream political party. He campaigned unashamedly calling for...

MICHELLE BOAG HAS BEEN DRAWN INTO McCULLY SAUDI ARABIAN ROW

Michelle Boag, a long-time associate of Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, is the latest prominent figure to be drawn into the ongoing series of questions...

GROUND BREAKING POWER SHARING AGREEMENT WITH TE ARAWA IN ROTORUA

  A decision by the Rotorua Lakes Council today to admit two Te Arawa representatives into its inner sanctum may have aroused public antipathy but...

CABINET LIKELY TO CHANGE HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION

The Government now looks likely to make changes to the Health and Safety in Employment Bill after it returns from a Select Committee this...

WILLIAMSON TELLS KEY HE NEVER WANTED TO JOIN ACT. SO WHAT WAS DON BRASH...

  Two days after a reportedly acrimonious caucus debate over the Health and Safety in Employment Reform Bill involving Pakuranga MP Maurice Williamson, approaches were...

POLITICAL ROW BREWING INSIDE NATIONAL

A political row within the National Party could ignite this week if a Select Committee does not make major modifications to a one of...

THE CROSBY TEXTOR BUDGET

Is this the Budget that will give National a fourth term? That’s the question that the big childcare support package immediately provokes. And it was one...

BENEFITS GO UP — KIWISAVER CUT. THE BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS

The main highlights: Deficit expected to be $684 million with a very slim improvement to a $176 million surplus in the 2015/16 year. A $25 a...

"SIGNIFICANT" BUDGET MOVE ON CHILD POVERTY

Though Finance Minister Bill English appears to be ruling out any new initiatives in this Budget it is still likely it will feature a...

GOVERNMENT IGNORES ADVICE AND INLAND REVENUE PROJECT GOES 517% OVER BUDGET

  An Inland Revenue project to change liable parent payments has gone off the rails with a massive budget blowout. But this time Treasury saw it...

THE CHILD POVERTY BUDGET

  As more hints about what will be in the Budget leak out it looks likely to focus on child poverty. The Prime Minister more or...

LITTLE DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT HIS PARTY'S CONTROVERSIAL PROPOSAL TO DENY BENEFITS TO NON ENROLLERS.

Labour’s Caucus will next week discuss the proposal by the party’s General Secretary, Tim Barnett to deny Working for Families tax credits to people...

ODD SUBMISSIONS TO THE REVIEW OF THE ELECTION

LABOUR WANTS TO STOP WORKING FOR FAMILIES TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T ENROL  The Labour Party is proposing that eligible voters who do not enrol be...

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